Club News

Vale Hamilton McMeechan

Roy Hay with Melbourne Knights FC. Hamilton McMeechan was one of Victoria and Australia’s best players in the 1960s with seven Socceroo caps and numerous games for Victoria. He was born in Scotland in 1941 and played football with Carlisle United and Exeter City in England before coming to Australia …

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Knights finish season with a win

Melbourne Knights completed their 2012 Victorian Premier League season with a 1-0 win over Southern Stars at Knights Stadium. Both sides had little to play for, with finals football out of reach and VPL safety assured. Marijan Cvitkovic scored the only goal of the game in the 81st minute to …

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Super strike gives Richmond a win over Knights

Despite chances of finals football being out of their hands, Richmond did all they could on Friday, with a 2-0 win over Melbourne Knights at Kevin Bartlett Reserve. Much like in Round 10, with Ben Surey’s long-range strike proving the difference in a tight contest, it took a wonder free …

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Scoreless draw ends Knights hopes

Melbourne Knights’ finals chances have come to an end after a bitterly disappointing 0-0 draw to Brimbank City neighbours Green Gully Cavaliers at Knights Stadium. Despite the stalemate, Green Gully was the dominant side with several good opportunities including one to Graham Hockless which had appeared to have crossed the …

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Knights’ first-half blitz secures away victory

Dandenong Thunder can all but wrap up the Victorian Premier League minor premiership thanks to the Melbourne Knights, who defeated Oakleigh Cannons 3-1 at Jack Edwards Reserve on Friday night. All three goals came in the first half for the Knights, who took the lead in only the second minute …

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Knights, South share spoils in exciting derby

Melbourne Knights and South Melbourne shared the points on Sunday afternoon, playing out a 2-2 draw at Knights Stadium in a drama-filled derby. Fighting their way into the lead after conceding in just the second minute, the Knights had to make do with a man less on the park for …

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Knights undone by Heidelberg again

Heidelberg United have beaten the Melbourne Knights for the third time this calendar year, coming from a goal down to win 2-1 at Olympic Village on Sunday. After cancelling out Adam Zilic’s second minute opener, Saso Alexovski scored another minutes into the second stanza, as Heidelberg maintained shape and concentration …

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Frank Burin (8 March 1938-27 July 2012)

Frank Burin, who died on Friday 27 July 2012, was a pillar of Melbourne Knights, formerly Melbourne Croatia, throughout its history, serving as secretary of the club and on the State League Management Committee of the Victorian Soccer Federation for many years. Born in Zadar, Croatia, in what was then Yugoslavia, …

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One way traffic at Somers Street

Melbourne Knights’ finals chances took severe blow with a thumping four nil defeat to Bentleigh Greens at Knights Stadium on Sunday. For the second straight week, Melbourne Knights ended the game with ten men as Shaun Romein was sent off for a challenge on Connor Pain as the former NSL …

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Knights rue missed chances

Northcote City have picked up their first win in five games over a ten man Melbourne Knights, snapping a three game winning streak for the away team after a 3-2 victory at John Cain Memorial Park. A Milos Lujic hat trick was enough for Northcote to pick up the points …

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